'brave:' Pixar Princess With Mother Issues

Pixar's first female lead is an appealing firebrand, but the movie's emotionally tangled drama robs her of the lusty adventure she deserves.

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    Pixar tries to solve its female-heroine problem with a movie about Merida, a rebellious princess who, to her mother's dismay, craves freedom from all men. Critic Scott Tobias says the film's powerful character and message are unfortunately surrounded by ...
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    There is way too much “princess” branding aimed at little girls these days, and it’s annoying. It also seemed Pixar was having trouble figuring ... archer and thumbs her nose at the etiquette her mother Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson) tries to teach ...
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  • Pixar’s ‘Brave’ shoots arrows in the princess ideal
    A princess, in other words, is a royal bore. At least that’s how it seems to Merida, the red-haired, bow-and-arrow-wielding teenager at the center of the new Pixar movie “Brave” upon hearing her mother’s precepts for ladylike behavior. Merida would ...
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  • Pixar goes princess in 'Brave'
    Disney and Pixar are brands whose names suggest films with specific ... Disney's penchant for princesses and appetite for anthropomorphism. The settings of Disney's princess films span the globe, but while the geography changes, the iconography - enchanted ...
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  • 'Brave:' Pixar princess with mother issues
    PLOT: In ancient Scotland, young princess Merida tries to break a spell on her family. BOTTOM LINE: Pixar's first female lead is an appealing firebrand, but the movie's emotionally tangled drama robs her of the lusty adventure she deserves. CAST: Kelly ...
    06/21/2012 - 12:27 am | View Link
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    Brave is a 2012 American 3D CGI computer-animated adventure fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
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  • Brave
    Brave is a 2012 American 3D CGI computer-animated adventure fantasy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
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  • Brave
    Story. Brave is set in ancient times in the Scottish kingdom of DunBroch and focuses on a princess named Merida, the daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor.
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    a multitude of new characters to audiences, from the fiery princess Merida to the murderous bear Mor’du. When Merida’s mother, the dignified and elegant Queen Elinor ...
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